San Francisco Symphony Plays Beethoven's Symphony No. 8
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The last date listed for San Francisco Symphony Plays Beethoven's Symphony No. 8 was Friday October 30, 2009 / 6:30pm.
Currently at Davies Symphony Hall:
- Full Price:
- $39.00 - $93.00
- Our Price:
- $19.50 - $46.50
The return of last season's mega-successful Beethoven & Bates embraces both the classic and cutting-edge, with a finale featuring acclaimed Norwegian pianist Leif Ove Andsnes on Beethoven's Piano Concerto No. 1. The evening kicks off with Michael Tilson Thomas, the San Francisco Symphony and Rossini's Overture to La gazza ladra, with its snappy snare drums, followed by Bates, a Guggenheim Fellow and multiple composition prizewinner, joining the orchestra as they perform his Alternative Energy. Come early and learn more at an informative pre-concert discussion. Learn More
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Great deal on the ticket price. The seats were nice and it wasn't a sold out performance so there was plenty of space to stretch out. There also was a free wine tasting event before the show so wish I had gotten there even earlier to enjoy that...continued
Osmo Vänskä, conductor
Vadim Repin, violin
Sibelius: Violin Concerto
Beethoven: Coriolan Overture
Beethoven: Symphony No. 8
At this concert, you’ll hear the conductor briefly share unique perspectives on the composer, the work, and its place in musical history. Experience two sides of Beethoven: the Classical symphonist and the passionate dramatist. The San Francisco Symphony presents Beethoven’s searing Overture to Coriolan and his tightly-wound Eighth Symphony. Violinist Vadim Repin will shine performing Sibelius’s Violin Concerto, a virtuosic masterpiece.
Meet Vadim Repin at an exclusive CD signing immediately following the concert at the Symphony Store in the lobby.